Some universities accept students into their teaching degree programs with an ATAR as low as 35. Do we need to raise the bar, or are other factors more important than a high ATAR for teachers?
Policy needs to focus on making the teaching profession stable and more appealing. South Africa must ensure its locally trained teachers have more reason to stay in the country.
Sexual equality should not be mere letters and words in laws. Rather, people - in this case student teachers - must understand sexual equality as a lived reality.
In the UK, the length of teacher training has not changed significantly in over 30 years, and yet the demands on teachers have increased massively.
Placing a recruitment cap on teacher education courses does not guarantee delivery of high quality graduates, and risks limiting diversity in the profession.
Maxine McKew speaks with education expert John Hattie about the kind of debates we really should be having around education.
With the current demands from industry for STEM graduates, how many are going to give up high paying jobs in industry for the short term sugar-hit of $15,000 and the stress of the classroom?
We need a major revamp of teacher education from the inside out that changes the model to provide all children with the education that is right for them.
For new teachers, as the end of first term nears, you may be feeling despair. But don’t leave - we need teachers like you. Here's some advice on how to make the first year a little less turbulent.
Australian teachers have around half as many professional development days as teachers in other countries have.
The first year at work is the toughest for novice teachers. Induction, guided by more experienced teachers, has proved an effective solution all over the world.